The Songwriter: Dave Gutter talks being a Grammy winner

Hear about what it’s like to be at the Grammys as an award-winning musician.
Dave Gutter plays a red guitar while sitting in a chair.
Maine musician Dave Gutter during the filming of a Chasing Maine episode.

Dave Gutter has been a fixture in Maine’s music scene for over 30 years. This past February, his name hit the headlines when he won a Grammy award as a songwriter.

In this episode of Chasing Maine, Dave talks about those “red carpet” moments, the creative process of making music, and of staying humble and grateful for the people who have supported him throughout his career.


Chasing Maine is a video series that explores Maine from a distinct visual perspective. Join veteran Maine journalist and storyteller Roger McCord as he chases the people, places and things that define the unique character of the Pine Tree State. Follow the Chasing Maine playlist on YouTube.


Roger McCord

Roger McCord has had a wide-ranging career in journalism, spanning the gamut from writing/reporting to daily news photography to working on various news desks as an editor. The most recent incarnation is in video production – usually brief features and mini-documentaries in and about Maine.
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